North Terrace Adelaide

"North Terrace Adelaide - Beautiful buildings right in the heart of the city!"

Take a stroll down this Terrace and you won't be disappointed. There really is lots to see but be warned, the street is fairly long so put your walking shoes on!

All the major roads intersect from this street so you really are in the hub of everything.

What's so great is being able to see the contrast between ultra modern buildings and some of the oldest colonial buildings in Adelaide all in one strip.

What To See on North Terrace Adelaide

There's plenty to see but here are my "Must See" Highlights:

  • The Hyatt Regency Hotel - above the Railway lines
  • Old Parliament House and Parliament House for South Australia - Did you know that Australia has a Federal (national) parliament and then a state parliament. This is where they run the state of SA
  • Government House - official residence of the governor of South Australia and parts of the building date back to make it one of the oldest buildings in Adelaide (1838). The grounds that surround the house are particularly beautiful too.
  • Jubilee 150 Walkway - a series of bronze plaques along the walkway and includes an array of statues
  • The State Library - the official library for the state of South Australia, holding all the key records for the state right back to European settlement times.
  • Art Gallery of South Australia - plenty to see in here especially aboriginal and colonial art
  • University of Adelaide (pictured above) - a lovely old building established in 1874 and the third oldest university in Australia
  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens - beautiful fauna and structures to admire. The Roses are particularly impressive with over 500 different ones for you to admire
  • Ayers House - one of the best examples of colonial Regency. Home to Sir Henry Ayers a Premier of South Australia between 1855 and 1897.

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